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22nd Feb 2022, 01:39
Replies: 6,014
Views: 3,264,761
Posted By polax52

I just don't get why we don't simply give the...

I just don't get why we don't simply give the Ukraine the weapons that it needs to adequately deter the threat or repel it if necessary. I have no doubt that NATO has the capability to combat the...
Forum: Middle East
20th Aug 2021, 03:52
Replies: 74
Views: 116,310
Posted By polax52

RedBelt I hope that you're right but I think...

RedBelt

I hope that you're right but I think that you're probably dreaming.

I had your point of view a year ago but circumstances in many Airlines are very different now. A lot of major...
Forum: Middle East
20th Aug 2021, 03:36
Replies: 74
Views: 116,310
Posted By polax52

Silver68 I'm sure that it's entirely true...

Silver68

I'm sure that it's entirely true but if you're going to stay in this industry you'd better grin and bear it because it's only going to get worse. Qatar is not even the worst employer, in...
Forum: Middle East
19th Aug 2021, 06:07
Replies: 74
Views: 116,310
Posted By polax52

The only recourse you'll ever have is posting on...

The only recourse you'll ever have is posting on here. And they don't care about that.

The World is awash with desperate Pilots. The career which was once great is finished. It's now just a :mad:...
27th Jul 2021, 22:09
Replies: 12
Views: 5,005
Posted By polax52

G SXTY Very accurate post. You were kind...

G SXTY

Very accurate post. You were kind enough not to mention Brexit which beyond Covid will make British Pilots much less employable.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th May 2021, 22:00
Replies: 31
Views: 3,823
Posted By polax52

He has to have some mental illness. There is no...

He has to have some mental illness. There is no way a normal person would do this? Then Adolf Hitler was probably mentally Ill as well. So no excuses.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2021, 03:47
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By polax52

Allegations of Sexual misconduct

Recently there seems to have been a lot of misconduct allegations against heterosexual men. Starting with Andrew Cuomo, then Matt Gaetz and now possibly against Bill Gates. This is to name but a few....
4th May 2021, 23:17
Replies: 23
Views: 14,277
Posted By polax52

At this point in time it's just "JOB", nobody is...

At this point in time it's just "JOB", nobody is talking of security and progression or even money. OSM are obviously already overwhelmed with applications. Just as Bamboo are in Vietnam, paying half...
2nd May 2021, 01:33
Replies: 123
Views: 57,309
Posted By polax52

"Fairly". Well in my experience in this part of...

"Fairly". Well in my experience in this part of the world, the answer is a resounding NO. But that means they have expats they like and expats that they don't. If you're one of the guys that happen...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2021, 00:25
Replies: 286
Views: 25,336
Posted By polax52

I am a racist. I totally acknowledge it. I think...

I am a racist. I totally acknowledge it. I think that the latino's have screwed up their half of the continent with gangs of thugs and failed communist ideals. I think that black rule in South Africa...
Forum: Middle East
30th Mar 2021, 08:06
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,851,123
Posted By polax52

I think basically the Panda is right, though his...

I think basically the Panda is right, though his posts clearly carry too much emotion.

I am 63. I retired from the middle east last summer, not Emirates and not for philanthropic reasons. I...
Forum: Middle East
29th Mar 2021, 14:50
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,851,123
Posted By polax52

I did enjoy that discussion. Well done Panda!

I did enjoy that discussion. Well done Panda!
Replies: 53
Views: 15,156
Posted By polax52

It's simply impossible for recruitment to start...

It's simply impossible for recruitment to start as early as 2 years from now. You just have to do the maths on the training required for the guys coming back from furlough or unpaid leave. If you...
Replies: 53
Views: 15,156
Posted By polax52

It's just not the right time to start any flight...

It's just not the right time to start any flight training right now. Even if the pandemic is completely finished this year, new jobs will not appear before 2024/2025. The reason is simply that the...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Mar 2021, 05:42
Replies: 855
Views: 153,489
Posted By polax52

You're humanising this vile creature too much....

You're humanising this vile creature too much. Like Himmler or Hitler we don't need this kind in our country. We don't know how deadly she may prove to be. Just keep her out as the British government...
1st Mar 2021, 05:24
Replies: 212
Views: 222,428
Posted By polax52

You know the reality. There are too many Pilots...

You know the reality. There are too many Pilots in the World. Employers will always have the upper hand. When you choose to become an expat, you choose to give up the rights and protection that you'd...
17th Jan 2021, 19:38
Replies: 2,907
Views: 588,416
Posted By polax52

davidjohnson6 Domestic tourism En-masse...

davidjohnson6

Domestic tourism En-masse doesn't work in the UK. The resort of my town in the UK was swamped well beyond any reasonable capacity for the August bank holiday 2020. Nobody will take...
6th Dec 2020, 02:10
Replies: 1,269
Views: 997,915
Posted By polax52

Jonty Because there was a market to sell the...

Jonty

Because there was a market to sell the assets into. There isn't any more.
Replies: 79
Views: 20,317
Posted By polax52

spitfirejock You're viewing the ATO's with...

spitfirejock

You're viewing the ATO's with rose tinted spectacles. Some people have made their fortunes from running what was inevitably going to end as a Ponzi scheme. As BALPA state 200...
Replies: 79
Views: 20,317
Posted By polax52

PilotLZ The Airline industry for the time...

PilotLZ

The Airline industry for the time being is considered to be environmentally unacceptable.
Aircraft will be semi-Autonomous within 15 to 20 years.
There is a worldwide glut of Pilots...
28th Oct 2020, 18:29
Replies: 2,102
Views: 1,777,915
Posted By polax52

I don't agree with that. The UK government will...

I don't agree with that. The UK government will likely only get involved post IAG bankruptcy. At which point it will pick up the remnants of BA at fire sale prices. BA will then be re-privatised in...
24th Oct 2020, 02:41
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,869,484
Posted By polax52

You're not wrong but I don't think that anyone...

You're not wrong but I don't think that anyone would imagine this operation would really take-off before 2022 in any case. In my opinion this may well be the start of a few start-ups because from a...
15th Oct 2020, 21:35
Replies: 40
Views: 29,942
Posted By polax52

Walnut IAG will disintegrate of course...

Walnut


IAG will disintegrate of course because they'll be bankrupt. The governments in all cases except maybe Vueling and Level will pick up the pieces. Maybe Vueling can survive in it's own...
Replies: 133
Views: 61,345
Posted By polax52

I knew this was a scam between the LCC's and the...

I knew this was a scam between the LCC's and the flight schools but I didn't realise that it was this bad. Just Shocking.
Replies: 63
Views: 21,061
Posted By polax52

There has never, ever, in my 40 years of flying...

There has never, ever, in my 40 years of flying been a true shortage of Pilots. There has always been a source of Pilots to Airlines from somewhere. As for future projections, in my view they are a...
Replies: 63
Views: 21,061
Posted By polax52

ezymplcae I know that people like me are...

ezymplcae

I know that people like me are considered trolls. But when considering a career as a Pilot in the modern Aviation world, young people and their parents need to be very aware of the...
Forum: Questions
2nd Sep 2020, 21:56
Replies: 63
Views: 20,511
Posted By polax52

Regarding business travel, none of us really know...

Regarding business travel, none of us really know how much will be lost. There are many different reasons people travel in premium classes, they may be sportsmen, Journalists covering sporting events...
Forum: Questions
2nd Sep 2020, 12:00
Replies: 63
Views: 20,511
Posted By polax52

BallastBob Reading your posts, I don't...

BallastBob

Reading your posts, I don't really understand what you're thinking. Do you think that the number of Aeroplanes flying will be reduced in the years after Covid is eliminated? or do you...
Forum: Questions
29th Aug 2020, 22:05
Replies: 63
Views: 20,511
Posted By polax52

You needed to add at the end of your...

You needed to add at the end of your statement.... IMHO

The truth is, the world has a growing population full of young people who do not wish to stay in one place. Travel is in the human psyche...
24th Jul 2020, 22:02
Replies: 2,102
Views: 1,777,915
Posted By polax52

Doors To Manuel Assuming that there is no...

Doors To Manuel

Assuming that there is no significant revenue during the next 5 months, liquidity would be zero. Does IAG have further sources of liquidity? Is it's credit rating investment grade?
16th Jun 2020, 22:34
Replies: 2,102
Views: 1,777,915
Posted By polax52

I've been through this, you'd save your own skin....

I've been through this, you'd save your own skin. Whatever you say on PPrune.
As Northern Monkey said, it's not the likely scenario. It is however going through the mind of WW.
In reality BALPA...
16th Jun 2020, 22:05
Replies: 2,102
Views: 1,777,915
Posted By polax52

Trainers would obviously not be sacked. Those...

Trainers would obviously not be sacked. Those guys would get a pay rise.
16th Jun 2020, 21:59
Replies: 2,102
Views: 1,777,915
Posted By polax52

Yes. That is what will happen.

Yes. That is what will happen.
16th Jun 2020, 20:58
Replies: 2,102
Views: 1,777,915
Posted By polax52

They don't need an excuse. They can do what they...

They don't need an excuse. They can do what they like. At the end they have you guys by the short and curly's. You have nothing to bargain with at all right now. There are hundreds of guys with EASA...
15th Jun 2020, 09:00
Replies: 1,269
Views: 997,915
Posted By polax52

I'm really sorry but that's all wishful thinking....

I'm really sorry but that's all wishful thinking. There are so many high quality experienced Captains coming on the market right now. No expat jobs to go to. British Pilots, no longer able to work in...
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